Adding Miscellaneous Income in Quicken for Mac


Use the Miscellaneous income transaction to record income related to a holding that is not a dividend, interest payment, or capital gain distribution. This income will be added to your cash balance.

To record any miscellaneous income

  1. Select the account you want to use from the sidebar.
  2. Click the New button from the toolbar.
  3. Select Income > Miscellaneous from the Transaction Types list.
  4. Add the information for:
    • Date - Enter the date when the miscellaneous income was incurred.
    • Security - Select the security for which you want to add the income. If the security is not appearing in the list of securities, select the Edit Securities to add the payee.
    • Amount - Enter the miscellaneous income received.
    • Category - Select a category of the expense. Default is uncategorized.
    • Memo - Enter the note you want to associate the transaction.
    • Tags - Enter the tags that you want to use while searching the transaction.
  5. To add an attachment to the transaction, select Attachments, click the Add attachment button, and select the file you want to attach to the transaction.
  6. Click Save when you are done.

Note: Recording a transaction in Quicken does not execute a real-world trade, transfer, or other transaction. Contact your broker to execute trades or transfers.

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